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Old 11-10-2005, 01:05 AM   #11 (permalink)
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i think cut the cpu to 3500 & the PSU to 420W, I dont think he's gonna be pulling SLI
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Old 11-10-2005, 02:01 AM   #12 (permalink)
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or just get the non-sli board.
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Old 11-10-2005, 06:41 AM   #13 (permalink)
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if your gettting corsair valueselect why do you need such an expensive board like DFI o0o0o0o get like an MSI K8N NEO4-F with corsair valueselect and i dont think hes going to SLI obviously and try to get the antec neoHE 500W power supply which is like 20 dollars more but your saving a lot more money when getting the MSI K8N NEO4-F over the DFi nF4 SLi-Dr
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once again...i agree with zero....obvioulsy he don't wanna sli...so don't get sli board...only no need for 500W ps if u don't wanna add lotta stuff in it or go sli...if u wanna go sli in the future might as well spend a little more now then buying all new stuff in the future. need to know what u really wanna do with this comp..u wanna game with bf2 or like cs 1.6 big difference so when u say gaming u have to kind of specify


oh yeah and i forgot to ask if u were building it? if u r u can save a shiznit load of money..if not ur screwed
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Old 11-11-2005, 02:00 AM   #15 (permalink)
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This mobo and processor will cut it down a bit and will do you just fine....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103533
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Old 11-27-2005, 04:17 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Old 11-27-2005, 04:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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What is SLI? Well I'll be playing games like Counter Strike: Source. All of the Battlefield games. But the computer that you reccommended should have no problem playing any of those. And I don't mind paying an extra hundred dollars.
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Old 11-27-2005, 05:52 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Sli is a technology enabling 2 graphics cards to split the work of the graphics processing by giving each card a half of the screen to work with. gives only a 40-50% increase in performance and not many people on this forum like it.
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Old 11-27-2005, 08:00 PM   #19 (permalink)
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It seems like it could be a good thing. But it could also go bad. If one of your graphics cards give out then half your screen would probably go out.
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Old 11-27-2005, 11:31 PM   #20 (permalink)
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hrmm well i think we should also ask him what kinda games he's playing.... and what quality he wants to play them at would be the better question.... well i dunno, maybe he's not expecting to play games at cutting edge graphics
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